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2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Automotive Technology AAS Degree


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For more information please see the Automotive Technology Program Overview .

Purpose


Graduates of the associate of applied science degree in automotive technology are prepared for jobs as entry-level technicians in light-duty vehicle repair, maintenance and related fields such as service writing, warranty and parts sales. They are able to use tools and diagnostic equipment common to the professional, as well as electronic and printed service information sources.

Note: Program available at the Hastings campus only

Subtotal: 50


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. They can meet the requirement by:

   1. Scores from MAP testing -
    a. Math - COMPASS Pre-Algebra 49 or above*
    b. Writing - COMPASS 62 or above*
    c. Reading - COMPASS 76 or above*
    *or equivalent ACT or ASSET score
  OR  
  2. Completion with a C or above
    a. Math - MATH 0980
    b. Reading & Writing - ENGL 0970

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 6 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 65


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